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“Deluxe rooms are ok” 3 of 5 stars
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MyLaoHome Boutique Hotel
3.0 of 5 Villa   |   Ban Hua Xieng, Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang, Laos (Formerly New Daraphet Villa)   |  
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Sydney, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 hotel reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
“Deluxe rooms are ok”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2012

The deluxe rooms are ok but the standard rooms are tiny dark and ours was a bit smelly. We had to change rooms twice because of noise and smell. Breakfast was awful. But the deluxe rooms are quite nice and the location next to Joma's cafe is ok given how expensive the other end of town can be. Proximity to night market also good and I have to say the manager did try to look after us.

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Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011 via mobile

This place is not recommended as there is no hot water. However, this is a good thing as there are no towels! Breakfast is for locals only so best to go out instead. Only positive is a good location.

  • Stayed December 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Singapore, Singapore
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2011

Spent 2 nights in the F Block which was quiet and the rooms were huge there. The Asian selection for breakfast was of good standard and the western style scrambled eggs were just right. I think it is from the same kitchen as the BLVD restaurant in the same compound. The hotel location is good to start exploring Luang Prabang, which is right behind JOMA cafe and around the corner from the post office, near the cross junction of the tourist office and the Hmong market. However I question the need to board up the windows in the bathroom and bedroom, a Bright room is better than dark. The staff were friendly and helpful in pointing out the sights of LP. They also have internet PCs and dongles for the laptops in the lobby which will shut by midnight. The front desk also has a fridge stocked with coke and Beer Lao. Just in case. Overall, a good place to start exploring Luang Prabang.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Bermagui, Australia
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6 hotel reviews
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2011

This hotel is very centrally located and close to the river, markets and restaurants. The rooms were dark and very small. The bathroom was small, cramped and not very clean, and the towels were very thin/threadbare. The included breakfast had a very limited selection, stale bread and lousy coffee. To be positive the day spa massage was one of the best we had in our month long trip in Indochina. We moved to another hotel after a couple of nights.

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Adirondack Tri-Lakes, NY
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2011

The pluses are that this hotel is very centrally located and had free wifi in the lobby and 2 computers for general use. On first blush, it looks great, but it has problems. Due to a leak in the room above which couldn't be readily fixed, we stayed in two different rooms during our 3 nights here. There were plumbing issues in both (leaks and only intermittent hot water), the safes didn't work in either, and both had a moldy odor probably due to water damage which was evident around the windows. Others in a group reported the same problems. Apparently there was only a limited number of towels since we had to wait until late afternoon for them to be replaced. The included breakfast was the worst served in the nine hotels we stayed at during our tour - limited selection, stale bread and lousy coffee. You can do better!

Stayed November 2011, traveled with family
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2011

Luang Prabang is a lovely town and this hotel was a great place to chill for a few days. We paid 360000 kip/night (around 28 pounds/night) for a massive room, with a huge comfy bed, a bathtub and several showers! The room was gorgeously decorated, with a kettle and coffee-making facilities, a fridge, air-con and a fan and was really clean. We stayed in a room in block F towards the back of the hotel which was very quiet and peaceful. This place comes thoroughly recomended - in the UK you would pay 128 pounds/night!!!!

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Melbourne, Australia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2011

What is going for this hotel is the location, clean rooms and free wifi. For the price, I would recommend to look elsewhere. I stayed at another accommodation which was $6 more and they provided free bikes, location along the river and a much better selection of food for breakfast. After the first breakfast here, it is worth walking somewhere else for a good grub.

  • Stayed March 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Ban Hua Xieng, Sisavangvong Road, Luang Prabang, Laos (Formerly New Daraphet Villa)
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Location: Laos > Luang Prabang Province > Luang Prabang
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 78 Specialty Lodging in Luang Prabang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — MyLaoHome Boutique Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 43
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An official UNESCO protected site and built in authentic traditional Lao style, MyLaoHome Boutique Hotel is located right in the middle of the city. Featuring one of the best rooms in the area, MyLaoHome Boutique Hotel adds a twist to boutique hotels with its spread of fauna, as well as a generously spaced balcony terrace. Be awed with the view of the Mekong River nearby as we pamper you with our Lao Hospitality and a selection of fine foods at our restaurant. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
New Daraphet Villa Hotel Luang Prabang

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